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Thursday May 14 2015

Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off – Photo Gallery and Video

Boot Skootin' Dance and Chili Cook-off - Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 5/14/15 – Saturday night’s Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off, hosted in the Sierra Madre Room by the Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre, attracted lots of folks to enjoy some chili, bid on items at a silent auction, and do a little country western dancing.  This was the fifth annual Boot Skootin’ event, all [...]

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Thursday May 07 2015

Summer Reading Programs For All Ages At The Library

Press Release posted 5/7/15 – Adults, teens & children – get ready to sign up for Sierra Madre Public Library’s Summer Reading Program — June 8 through August 10. Register anytime during this period and win prizes along the way. Children read and record their books (print or e-Book), and prizes are awarded when each [...]

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Wednesday May 06 2015

5th Annual Boot-Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-Off This Saturday

5th Annual Boot-Skootin' Dance and Chili Cook-Off This Saturday

Press Release posted 5/6/15 – Kiwanis will host its’ 5th Annual Boot Skootin’ Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. The event is a combination membership drive and fundraiser held to support various children’s programs including the Imagine Arts Program for Sierra Madre Elementary School, The Sierra Madre Middle School Builders Club [...]

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Sunday February 22 2015

Kiwanis to Host School Board Candidate Forum Luncheon Tuesday, 2/24

Press Release posted 2/22/15 – Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre will conduct a School Board Forum at their meeting of February 24 At The Lodge, 33E. Sierra Madre Blvd.   Lunch will start at 11:30 AM for those who want to eat lunch at a cost of $10.00.  Seating will be available for those not wanting lunch.   [...]

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Thursday February 05 2015

Read, Discover, Connect Art & Essay Contest at the Sierra Madre Library

Press Release posted 2/5/15 – Students in grades K – 8 are invited to enter the Library Art and Essay contest, starting February 2, 2015. This year’s theme is: Read, Discover, Connect @ Sierra Madre Public Library and entries should reflect the theme as closely as possible. Entry forms are available at the Public Library, [...]

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Sunday November 02 2014

2014 Halloween Costume Contest, Sponsored by Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club

2014 Halloween Costume Contest, Sponsored by Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club

Posted 11/2/14 – Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club again sponsored the annual Costume Contest in the park, providing prizes for kids in 4 age group categories, a group category and a scariest costume category.   In addition, Sierra Madre Playhouse gave a cash prize to the winner of the Scariest Costume contest, as well as the [...]

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Tuesday September 23 2014

Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast – Photo Gallery

Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast - Photo Gallery

Posted 9/23/14 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club held its annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser last Saturday.  We hope you enjoy these pictures from the event (click to enlarge).

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Sunday September 07 2014

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Set for Sept. 20th

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Set for Sept. 20th

Posted 9/7/14 - Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre is getting geared up for its annual pancake breakfast! The community is invited to come and enjoy fresh pancakes and fun with your local neighbors and friends under the pergola in Memorial Park,  Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7-11 am. ($5 donation per person). Breakfast includes pancakes and sausage, [...]

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Sunday May 18 2014

Sierra Madre Kiwanis Host 4th Annual Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off

Sierra Madre Kiwanis Host 4th Annual Boot Skootin' Dance and Chili Cook-off

Posted 5/18/14 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club held its 4th annual Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off in the Sierra Madre Room at the Rec Center on Saturday, with celebrity food critic Peter Dills acting as judge and picking a winner from the five entries in the Chili Cook-off.   Dills selected Chili #5, submitted [...]

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Thursday May 23 2013

Boot Skootin’ and Chili Make for A Hot Combo – Photo Gallery

Boot Skootin' and Chili Make for A Hot Combo - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/23/13 – On Saturday, May 12th, the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club held its 3rd Annual Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook Off at the Rec. Center and packed the house with folks learning to dance country western style (and some who were already quite expert), and enjoying chili dished up by nearly a dozen [...]

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Tuesday May 07 2013

Kiwanis to Hold 3rd Annual Boot-Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off Saturday

Kiwanis to Hold 3rd Annual Boot-Skootin' Dance and Chili Cook-off Saturday

Press Release posted 5/7/13 -The Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre invites you to their 3rd annual Boot Skootin’ Dance & Chili Cook-Off Fund Raiser, to be held on Saturday May 11th from 6 to 10pm in the Sierra Madre Room at the Rec. Center, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.!  Cost of tickets is $25.  All [...]

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Tuesday March 05 2013

City Council Honors Winners in the Library’s I Love My Library Drawing & Essay Contest

City Council Honors Winners in the Library's I Love My Library Drawing & Essay Contest

Press Release posted 3/5/13 – Winners of the Sierra Madre Public Library “I Love My Library Drawing and Essay Contest” were honored Tuesday, Feb. 26 by the Sierra Madre City Council. Library Trustee Pete Siberell read the names of the 17 outstanding young winners and Mayor Josh Moran gave them each a handsome certificate from [...]

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Sunday November 04 2012

Halloween Costume Contest Photo Gallery

Halloween Costume Contest Photo Gallery

Posted 11/4/12 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club annually sponsors the Costume Contest in the Park on Halloween.  Enjoy the photos…

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Wednesday October 24 2012

City Sponsored 2012 Sierra Madre Halloween Happenings

Press Release posted 10/24/12 - The Community Services Department is hosting its annual Halloween Happenings on Wednesday, October 31, 2012.  Halloween Happenings’ activities include the downtown trick or treating sponsored by the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce, as well as the costume parade and costume contest, supported by the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club. Downtown trick or [...]

Friday September 14 2012

Kiwanians Thank Sierra Madre First Responders on 9/11 Anniversary

Kiwanians Thank Sierra Madre First Responders on 9/11 Anniversary

Posted 9/13/12 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club hosted breakfast for Sierra Madre’s first responders on Tuesday following a memorial service at the fire station in memory of the victims of 9/11.  In attendance were members of the SMFD, SMPD, CERT, and the Sierra Madre Emergency Communications Team (SMECT).  Breakfast was held at The Lodge, [...]

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Saturday September 08 2012

Kiwanis to Honor Sierra Madre First Responders on 9/11

Posted 9/6/12 - The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will honor the Sierra Madre Police and Fire Departments at a special breakfast at their usual meeting location, The Lodge at 33 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. immediately following the Memorial Service at the Fire Station on September 11th.  All police and firefighters are free. The program is free. If you would [...]

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Monday September 03 2012

Pete Siberell to Speak at Kiwanis Tomorrow

Pete Siberell to Speak at Kiwanis Tomorrow

Posted 9/3/12 – Tomorrow, Sept. 4th, the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will feature Pete Siberell as their guest speaker! Pete is a man with many hats: executive at Santa Anita Race Track, a community leader with Sierra Madre Little League and the Library Board of Trustees, head of the Mt. Wilson Trail Race Committee, and much [...]

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Monday May 21 2012

Kiwanis to Host Candidate Forum

Posted 5/21/12 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a Forum with the Candidates for the newly drawn districts for CONGRESS, STATE SENATE AND STATE ASSEMBLY. The Event will be held tomorrow – Tuesday, May 22, 2012   Lunch at 11:30    Cost $10 Forum at 12 noon  FREE   Where:  The Lodge (Formerly the [...]

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Tuesday May 15 2012

Kiwanis Hold Boot Skootin’ Chili Cook Off – Photos and Video

Kiwanis Hold Boot Skootin' Chili Cook Off - Photos and Video

Posted 5/14/12 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club held its second annual Boot Skootin’ Dance and Chili Cook Off in the Sierra Madre Room on Saturday, featuring 7 chili contestants, judged by restaurant critic Peter Dills, host of Dining with Dills on KABC 790, a silent auction, a live auction, raffles and line dancing lessons.  Nearly one [...]

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Sunday May 06 2012

Kiwanis to Host Boot Skootin’ Chili Cook-off Fundraiser

Kiwanis to Host Boot Skootin' Chili Cook-off Fundraiser

Posted 5/6/12 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will host its 2nd annual “Boot Skootin’ Chili Cookoff” event next weekend, on Saturday, May 12.  This fundraiser will feature a chili competition with up to a dozen chili recipes.  Peter Dills will be the “official” chili judge, and guests will also vote for their favorite chili. There will [...]

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Saturday March 31 2012

Huck Finn Day – Photo Gallery

Huck Finn Day - Photo Gallery

Posted 3/31/12 – Following overnight camping Friday evening, the Huck Finn Derby was held this morning.  It was an Ansel Adams kind of day. Awards were given in the following four age categories, as well as the Largest Overall fish and Smallest Overall fish. Age Category 3-6 years: 1st – Loren Lomboy 2nd – Andrea [...]

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Thursday November 10 2011

Veterans Honored at Kiwanis Meeting

Veterans Honored at Kiwanis Meeting

The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club saluted veterans at its weekly meeting on Tuesday, three days prior to Veteran’s Day. Members of Sierra Madre’s Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 were on hand and opened the meeting with a color guard presenting the colors (see video below).  Luncheon for the day was “Mess Hall” style and [...]

Wednesday November 02 2011

Video of Halloween Costume Contest Contestants

Posted 11/2/11 – I have now posted the video below on the 2011 Costume Contest Photo Gallery and Video page. Watch it here, watch it there, watch it on both pages! (It’s a little bigger on this page, but if you’re going full screen, what does that matter?)

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Tuesday November 01 2011

Halloween Costume Contest – Photo Gallery of 120+ Photos and Video

Halloween Costume Contest - Photo Gallery of 120+ Photos and Video

Posted 10/31/11 – Sierra Madre Kiwanis and the Community and Personnel Services Department again put on the annual Halloween Costume Contest.  In addition to the three winners in each age group this year, there was a “scariest costume overall” winner.  The winner got to take part in the “Zombie Wedding” performances that took place at [...]

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Monday October 31 2011

2011 Sierra Madre Halloween Window Painting Contest Winners

2011 Sierra Madre Halloween Window Painting Contest Winners

Posted 10/31/11 – The 2011 Halloween Window Painting Contest took place October 21 and 22. There were 52 teams which competed in 4 different age groups with over 150 participating this year! Awards were given to the top three finishers in each age category. The City of Sierra Madre would like to thank all the downtown [...]

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Thursday October 20 2011

“Spider Wrangler” at Kiwanis Meeting

Posted 10/20/11 - The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will present a special Halloween program by Steven Kutcher, an entertainment industry “Spider Wrangler” and master of “bug art”.  As a Spider Wrangler, Mr. Kutcher fills a unique niche in the motion picture industry, providing bugs, spiders, and other insects for movie and TV show production.  His presentation [...]

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Tuesday October 18 2011

Halloween Happenings in Sierra Madre

Halloween Happenings in Sierra Madre

Posted 10/18/11 – The Community and Personnel Services Department, in conjunction with the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club and Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce, presents Halloween Happenings. Halloween activities include: trick-or-treating, a costume parade along Sierra Madre Blvd., and a costume contest in Memorial Park. Monday, October 31, 2011 Sierra Madre businesses are handing out candy [...]

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Sunday September 04 2011

Senior Information & Health Screen Fair Coincides with Pancake Breakfast

Sept. 4th, 2011 – A Senior Information & Health Screen Fair will be hosted by the Sierra Madre Community & Personnel Services Department and Sierra Madre Senior Community Commission, St. Rita Senior Ministry, and the Royal Oaks Retirement Community.  The event takes place on Saturday, September 24th in Memorial Park.  The Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will [...]

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Sunday June 05 2011

Wildlife Rescue Program at Kiwanis Meeting

The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will present a fascinating program about exotic animal rescue at their meeting on Tuesday, June 7.  A speaker from the Animazonia Wildlife Foundation will talk about their efforts to provide homes for rescued exotic animals. Animazonia Wildlife Foundation is an all-volunteer sanctuary dedicated to providing a permanent home and nurturing [...]

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Tuesday May 31 2011

Summer Reading Clubs and Events for Children and Teens

“One World, Many Stories,” is the theme for Sierra Madre Public Library’s 2011 Summer Reading Club for Children. The program begins Monday, June 20, and runs through Saturday, August 13. Children of all ages are invited to go online or stop by the Children’s Room any time on or after June 20 to register for [...]

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Sunday May 08 2011

Kiwanis Hold Chili Cook-off, Country Dance

Kiwanis Hold Chili Cook-off, Country Dance

Sierra Madre Kiwanis held their “Boot Scootin’ Dance and Chili Cook-off” at the Sierra Madre Room last night.  There was a good turnout as every seat seemed to be filled.  Winners of the Chili Cook-off, judged by Peter Dills, were: The Professionals = Burger Shack.  Amateurs = John Johnson.  The People’s Choice Winner – Hattie Harris with [...]

Saturday May 07 2011

Busy Day Today in Sierra Madre

The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station from 7am to 11am.  Cost is $5, and proceeds are used to help the SMVFA fund numerous philanthropic endeavors, including the recent Easter Egg Hunt, and the annual Christmas stocking giveaway on Christmas Eve.  Friends of the Library 49th [...]

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Wednesday May 04 2011

“Boot Skootin’ Chili Cookoff” Fundraiser This Weekend

“Boot Skootin’ Chili Cookoff” Fundraiser This Weekend

The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will host its first annual “Boot Skootin’ Chili Cookoff” event this weekend, on Saturday May 7.  This fundraiser will feature a chili competition with over a dozen chili recipes entered so far.  Peter Dills will be the “official” chili judge, and guests will also vote for their favorite chili. There [...]

Wednesday April 27 2011

May 7th to Be Busy Day in Sierra Madre

May 7th to Be Busy Day in Sierra Madre

Saturday, May 7th, turns out to be a busy day in Sierra Madre.   Here’s a list of what is scheduled for that day: Firefighters’ Pancake Breakfast The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station from 7am to 11am.  Cost is $5, and proceeds are used to help [...]

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Tuesday March 15 2011

Fire Chiefs to Speak to Kiwanians

On Tuesday, March 15th the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will hear a presentation by the Command Staff of the Sierra Madre Fire Department.  Chief Stephen Heydorff will be accompanied by Deputy Chief John Penido and Battalion Chiefs Bob Burnett, Michael Bamberger and Roger Lowe.  Among the topics which they will address are call activity, the [...]

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Saturday February 12 2011

Kiwanis Program to Explore “Da Vinci Code”

Kiwanis Program to Explore “Da Vinci Code”

On Tuesday, Feb. 15, the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will present a fascinating program called “Thoughts on Christianity, Gnosticism and ‘The Da Vinci Code’”. The program will be presented by Earl Abbe, who spent many years working overseas and has lived in the region that is the centerpiece for Christianity, Gnosticism and the backdrop for [...]

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